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INDIANAPOLIS â€” The one thing Triton boys basketball head coach Jason Groves wanted to avoid, happened.
The Trojans fell behind early, and despite a Class A State Finals record-setting fourth quarter, never quite recovered in a 55-50 loss to Borden at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday.
Making its fourth appearance in the state finals since 2008, Triton finished 4 of 16 from the field in the first half and never led against the Braves, although Tritonâ€™s second-half switch from man to a 1-3-1 halfcourt zone trap yielded dividends.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” In many ways, Saturdayâ€™s Class A boys basketball state finals played out as a reversal of fortunes.
CULVER â€” Culver Girls Academy senior forward Andrijana Cvitkovic has been named to the Indiana All-Star team by The Indianapolis Star. She is one of 12 players who will face the Kentucky All-Stars in a home-and-home series early this summer.
â€śI am extremely excited and happy with this incredible honor. To be a member of the Indiana All-Star team and become a part of the history and tradition is unbelievable,â€ť Cvitkovic said. â€śI am looking forward to playing with several of the girls who I got to know on the Junior All-Star team and competed against in AAU.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Spring is here, and the divots will be flying once again as Ancilla hosts its annual golf classic fundraiser.
The tournament is set to take place at the Plymouth Country Club, overlooking Pretty Lake on Monday, June 10. The tournament will follow a four-person Florida scramble format.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Area standouts Clay Yeo of Triton and Mack Mercer of Plymouth have both been selected as first team picks on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Associationâ€™s 2013 All-State lists.
Yeo is one of 15 players to be named to the associationâ€™s senior All-State list, while Mercer is one of 15 juniors named to the IBCAâ€™s Underclass All-State first team.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Three area senior standouts were given honors at the Seventh Annual Griddy Awards Sunday at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis.
Plymouth offensive lineman Dan Samuelson was one of 26 players named to the Big School All-State list, while Bremen defensive back Bobby Cornett and Culver Military Academy defensive lineman Frank Slykas were both named to the 27-player Small School All-State roll.
The spring sports season got off to a rocky start as several area scrimmages and games were cancelled or postponed due to the cold weather and forecasts anticipating snow Wednesday night.
Tritonâ€™s softball opener with Churubusco was called, as was the Bremen softball scrimmage with Penn.
Todayâ€™s originally-scheduled Bremen boys track meet with Concord was cancelled, while the Lady Lionsâ€™ softball opener with Mishawaka Marian has been postponed from Friday to April 20 at 10 a.m., and the BHS girls track meet at Warsaw Friday was cancelled.
BREMEN â€” Itâ€™s a win-win.
The Chargers will gain a local talent, and Andrew Huff will continue his soccer career close to home as the Bremen senior signed on with Ancilla College recently.
â€śI really appreciate the opportunity Coach (Darren) Gallagher has given me, and being able to play college soccer at Ancilla means so much since I can continue to play close to home,â€ť said Huff.
BOURBON â€” As the 2012-13 season opened, Triton found itself struggling to find a sense of identity.
It made for an up-and-down front end to the year as the Trojans dropped three of their first five games on their way to an 8-5 start, not bad by many teamsâ€™ standards, but still not nearly up to the level of expectations for a program that has become accustomed to championships and high rankings in the weekly AP polls.
Then it hit head coach Jason Groves â€” this yearâ€™s squad would make a name for itself on the defensive end.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. â€” â€śIâ€™ve had a lot of really magical moments in my life, but I really have to say that my best times playing basketball were the ones I had growing up in Plymouth.â€ť
Many will remember Jim Master and some of the magical moments he had culminating in his selection as Indianaâ€™s Mr. Basketball in 1980, and later his time as one of the top players on the University of Kentuckyâ€™s basketball teams in the early 80â€™s. His life in basketball will be rewarded this week as he becomes a member of this yearâ€™s class in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.